The Karens Have Spoken

This week’s news… I just can’t. The Virginia Karens have spoken. They elected a Republican Governor despite that party’s recent attacks on women’s rights. New Jersey Karens nearly did the same. Republican priorities are not to serve society, rather they feel the need to weaken every demographic that is not white and male. Their attempt … Continue reading The Karens Have Spoken

One-Sided Budget Negotiation’s

This is a follow-up to yesterday’s post. As has become or invariably has been the pattern, Democrats give in to the minority Republicans. Scratched from President Biden’s budget package is a tuition-free community college. Instead, they are considering offering scholarships.Negotiations have resulted in reducing the child tax credit to a 1-year extension. Home health care … Continue reading One-Sided Budget Negotiation’s

Senator Joe Manchin’s Evincible Greed

Coal stock has yielded a substantial profit with a surge that is expected to increase its value by 22% before the end of the year. Does this matter to anyone more than Senator Joe Manchin? Perhaps now, his financial advisors will tell him, is the time to sell his stock in coal. It would resolve … Continue reading Senator Joe Manchin’s Evincible Greed

Senate Blocks Commission as a Favor to Mitch

Six GOP Senators Put Country First Voting YES:CassidyCollinsMurkowskiPortmanRomneySasseEleven Senators Did Not Bother to Vote:Blackburn (R-TN)Blunt (R-MO)Braun (R-IN)Burr (R-NC)Inhofe (R-OK)Murray (D-WA)Risch (R-ID)Rounds (R-SD)Shelby (R-AL)Sinema (D-AZ)Toomey (R-PA) Remember the eleven Senators who were not willing to attach their names to a vote. Remember too the 35 Republicans who voted to block the commission- they won. How many … Continue reading Senate Blocks Commission as a Favor to Mitch

The Problem With Joe Manchin

This from Wikipedia: “Joseph Manchin III (born August 24, 1947) is an American politician serving as the senior United States senator from West Virginia, a seat he has held since 2010. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the 34th governor of West Virginia from 2005 to 2010 and the 27th secretary of state … Continue reading The Problem With Joe Manchin